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The Bancroft Library is the primary special collections library at the University of California, Berkeley. One of the largest and most heavily used libraries of manuscripts, rare books, and unique materials in the United States, Bancroft supports major research and instructional activities and plays a leading role in the development of the University's research collections.


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Segments devoted to equestrian events, stunt flying, wrestling, dancing, boating, pageantry and other events. Vistas of the Exposition, and close-ups of many individual buildings. Numerous speeches by dignitaries. Scenes of boats, including large warships. Short play titled, 'Story of Jewel City', produced by the Exposition Players Company. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: Panama-Pacific International Exposition, Exposition Players Company, Lind, Catherine, Dempsey,...
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
Poet Ross MacDonald focus of Writer's in America series For additional information see California Revealed .
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The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
by Sierra Club
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For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Point Reyes (Calif.)
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
Landscapes of parks, including Broderic Terry Trail and site of Captain Fernando Rivera-Moncada memorial plaque. Deep sea diving. Golden Gate Bridge and Bay Bridge construction. For additional information see California Revealed .
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Topics: californialightandsound, Golden Gate Bridge (San Francisco, Calif.), San Francisco-Oakland Bay...
Source: 35mm film: 1 Reel of 1
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This film was shot at President John F. Kennedy's appearance at the University of California, Berkeley Charter Day, March 23, 1962 at which he was awarded an honorary LLD degree. The film begins with many shots of the crowd filling Memorial Stadium. The academic procession enters--class representatives, faculty, Regents, R.O.T.C. honor guard, President Kennedy and officials. Several people make introductory remarks. President Kennedy is awarded an honorary law degree. Kennedy speaks at podium....
Topics: University of California, Berkeley--History--1961-1970, Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald),...
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
by Permanente Metals Corp., Kaiser Company, Inc.; Kaiser Cargo Inc.
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Here is presented the human and production spectacle of the Richmond Shipyards and their part in the origin of victory. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Shipbuilding--California--Richmond--History,...
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
Chiefly footage of children at play outdoors and in. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, home movie
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The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
by William Harold Oliver Jr. Productions
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History of Kaiser Refractories Note on can: This is the only complete print of this film. There is some deterioration of the leading portion. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Moss Landing (Calif.)
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
For additional information see California Revealed .
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Toichi Domoto recalls historic contributions of the Domoto family to West Coast horticulture. Domoto was one of California's leading nursureymen and horticulturalists recalling his life in Hayward, WWII relocation, and views of his sprawling Hayward nursery. For additional information see California Revealed .
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The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
by Kaiser Industries
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Discussion of Kaiser Industries' War on Pollution program. For additional information see California Revealed .
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Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
by Sierra Club
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Photographed, written and narrated by Brower, an educational documentary comparing Yosemite Valley and Hetch Hetchy Valley after the construction of the O'Shaughnessy Dam. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Brower, David Ross, 1912-2000
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
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Go for Broke. Produced by War Relocation Authority. From Japanese War Relocation records. For additional information see California Revealed .
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Promotional film describing trades relating to the steel industry. For additional information see California Revealed .
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The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
by War Relocation Authority
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"Tells the story of 100,000 people of Japanese descent who were asked to leave their farms and small businesses on the West Coast to live in isolated Relocation Centers in the months of hysteria following Pearl Harbor. The movie shows that an overwhelming majority of these people are loyal Americans who are being assisted by the Federal Government to find jobs and new homes for themselves in the normal world outside their barracks cities." -- From note in can. At end of reel: two news...
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Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
by Sonoma State University
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Savio examines student political activism, in particular his own activism in Berkeley in the 1960s. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: Savio, Mario, History, College students, Political activity, Student movements, Sonoma State...
Source: 1/2 inch videotape: 1 Tape of 1
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by Kaiser Aluminum
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How aluminum is made and early stages in the construction of the Kaiser Center in Oakland. For additional information see California Revealed .
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Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
1940 film and commentary on SF Bay Area transit and views of Oakland, Berkeley, and Sacramento. For additional information see California Revealed .
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Source: U-matic: 1 Tape of 1
Rube Goldberg Inventions. From the Rube Goldberg papers. For additional information see California Revealed .
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The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
by [Six Companies, Inc.]
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Hoover Dam. Six Companies, Inc., Boulder City, Nevada, 1930s. Construction footage of the building of Hoover (Boulder) Dam. From the Henry J. Kaiser papers. Written of can of reel 2: Report on Hoover Dam Project by a Committee of the Associated General Contractors of America and the American Engineering Council. Written on cans of reels 3 and 4: Description of construction of Hoover Dam. Storylines. For additional information see California Revealed .
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Source: 16mm film: 6 reels of 6
The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
by Harberts, Paul
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Shot by Paul Harberts on Shattuck Avenue in Berkeley near Harbert Bros. Sporting Goods Store For additional information see California Revealed .
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The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
by Brower, David Ross
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Topics: californialightandsound, Brower, David Ross, 1912-2000, Berkeley (Calif.), home movie
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by Brower, David Ross
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Family trip to the beach. For additional information see California Revealed .
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Topics: californialightandsound, Brower, David Ross, 1912-2000, Carmel (Calif.), home movie
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
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by Brower, David Ross
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Topics: californialightandsound, Brower, David Ross, 1912-2000
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
by Quitzow, Charles; Boynton, Sulqwynn
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Note on original container: Quitzow edited film From finding aid: Reel 11. An edited print made from reels 1-6 (May 26, 1971 and "Spring" 1971). For additional information see California Revealed .
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Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
by California Redwood Association
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California Giants. Presented by the California Redwood Association. Reel 1: Fort Ross; Felling Redwoods, Reel 2: Lumber mill, Reel 3: Logging, Reel 4: Transportation to timber; construction. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, redwoods
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The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
by Save-the-Redwoods League
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by Save-the-Redwoods League
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Filmed oral history in Drawbridge, notorious town near San Jose, which was built on an island. For additional information see California Revealed .
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Assignment America: UC Berkeley For additional information see California Revealed .
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For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Brower, David Ross, 1912-2000, Yosemite National Park (Calif.), Bodie...
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
Title from intertitle. Chiefly redwoods scenery, redwoods being cut, and people walking amongst the redwoods. For additional information see California Revealed .
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Filmed for Save-the-Redwoods League, CA. Gift of Newton B. Drury. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Sequoia National Park (Calif.), Redwood Mountain (Calif.)
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Note on original film cans: Reel 1: Between the Living and the Nonliving Reel 2: Giant Molecules - Williams Reel 3: The Stuff of Life - Knight Reel 4: Genes Reel 5: How Viruses Kill Reel 6: Threads of Life - Fraenkel Conrat Reel 7: Rubin Reel 8: Cancer For additional information see California Revealed .
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From the Sierra Club Papers For additional information see California Revealed .
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The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
by Brower, David Ross
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Topics: californialightandsound, Brower, David Ross, 1912-2000, Big Sur (Calif.), home movie
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by Brower, David Ross
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Family trip to Big Sur and Carmel. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Brower, David Ross, 1912-2000, Big Sur (Calif.), Carmel (Calif.), home...
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
For additional information see California Revealed .
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The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
by Sierra Club
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Expedition with mules in Kings Canyon National Park. Photographed by David Brower, Richard M. Leonard, 1940. For additional information see California Revealed .
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Family trip to Carmel, Cypress Grove, and beach. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Brower, David Ross, 1912-2000, Carmel (Calif.), home movie
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by Brower, David Ross
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Tioga Road in Yosemite, San Francisco water birds, Bay Bridge, aerial shots. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Brower, David Ross, 1912-2000, Yosemite National Park (Calif.), San...
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
by Drury, Newton B.
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Silent footage of picnic, softball game, and swimming at Curry Creek Park, Contra Costa County. Includes footage of Earl Warren and family. Original film container labeled: 25th Reunion 1937 For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, University of California, Berkeley--History, Warren, Earl, 1891-1974,...
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Flight from Oakland Airport to Hawaii For additional information see California Revealed .
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Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
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Opening night of the Oakland Paramount Theatre. Film of opening night at one of the Bay Area's oldest and most beautiful movie theaters, the Paramount Theater in Oakland, California. Letter in original container: May 22, 1974 Mr. Stillman W. Robinson 1524 Central Ave. Alemeda, CA 94501 Dear Mr. Robinson: Thank you very much for generously allowing us the use of your film clip of the Paramount's 1931 opening. It must have been and exciting evening for everyone and we are glad to be able to share...
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Note on original reel "Cal Band 1972" and note on original container: "FTP HSBDSHIT 72" and 'STRAW HAT BAND 1957". CU-203.5. UARC Film 01, Box 8. For additional information see California Revealed .
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by California Resource Agenda
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California Resource Agenda, ca. 1980. History of the California Condor and effort to save its habitat. David Brower appearance. For additional information see California Revealed .
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The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
by Association-Sterling Films
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The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
by Clark, Nathan
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It's a promotional film showing construction of the dome in Hawaii, instructing viewers to write to "Kaiser Aluminum Dome, Oakland California" for more information. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topic: californialightandsound
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The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
by Bingham, Ursula Griswold
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Home movies of Ursula Griswold Bingham. A rare glimpse of everyday life in Berkeley, CA in the early 1930s. Note in original can - This film starts with the autum of 1933 showing Anne and Clarissa near our place in Berkeley & ending with the school where Anne went to kindergarten. In January 1934 they are shown in winter clothes, then towards the end of February in swim suits. Then comes an Easter egg hunt with friends who are Allen & David Bissell (twins Clare's age) Betty Bisselll...
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Topics: californialightandsound, Bingham, Ursula Griswold, home movie
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California Notebook: Bancroft Library. Televised Thursday, May 10, 1952. For additional information see California Revealed .
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The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
by Sierra Club
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Pre-Fabricated Ship (Robert E. Peary), Hill Studios, Richmond, Nov., 1942]. Step-by-step construction shots of record-time for construction. Good shots of yards & keel; lots of people shots; good launching. For additional information see California Revealed .
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The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
by Brower, David Ross
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Trip to Big Basin with conservationist to discuss the effects of logging. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Brower, David Ross, 1912-2000, Big Basin Redwood State Park (Calif.), home...
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
by Save-the-Redwoods League
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Student speaker, student interviews, students at drafting table, people at (pre-50s) international conference, Truman campaign, campaign posters, Nixon speaking, Redwood Grove, football game, street scene, classroom scene, integrated elementary school class. For additional information see California Revealed .
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Short sequence of christening and launch of record-time constructed Liberty ship (4 1/2 days) at Kaiser Steel, Richmond, CA. November 1942. For additional information see California Revealed .
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Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
by Redwood Empire Association
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Fascinating San Francisco, Marvelous Marin County, Colorful Napa County, Imperial Sonoma County, Progressive Josephine County, and more. For additional information see California Revealed .
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For additional information see California Revealed .
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Home movies of Ursula Griswold Bingham. A rare glimpse of life in Berkeley, travels to Yosemite and boating in Monterey, CA in the mid to late 1930s. Note with original container - 2340 Vine Street, Berkeley, California Reel 1 1937 - Benner Pool - Anne & Clare - September. Anner & Clare at above address. Salem 1938 - Harriet, Durglr (?), Adela jr, rolling with our girls. Er ?, Ad & Mrs. Gregor. June 1938 - John's Wedding, visit at Dellwood - Mr. Kisco showing Douglas Mc Clenahan on...
Topics: californialightandsound, home movie
Source: 8mm film: 1 Reel of 1
Interview with organizer in the Occupation of Alcatraz movement For additional information see California Revealed .
Topic: californialightandsound
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One of California's most impressive involvements in the international community was hosting the Winter Olympic Games in Squaw Valley in 1960. This film shows 100 ft of this historical event and what Squaw Valley was built up as to serve as host to the games. Written on can: Gift of Harrah's Reno & Lake Tahoe, 1961 For additional information see California Revealed .
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Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
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by University of California, Berkeley
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UCB sponsored interview series with members of the press to support UCB Journalism curriculum on The State of the Press in 1970. Professor Stern inaugurated the broadcast journalism, documentary and photography programs at Berkeley. For additional information see California Revealed .
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The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
by White, Kenneth
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Motion pictures from the League of Women Voters of the Bay Area. For additional information see California Revealed .
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Interview with Country Joe McDonald, leader of the psychedelic folk-rock movement in California For additional information see California Revealed .
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Source: Audio cassette: 2 Tapes of 2
The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
by University of California, Berkeley
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UCB sponsored interview series with members of the press to support UCB Journalism curriculum on The State of the Press in 1970. Professor Stern inaugurated the broadcast journalism, documentary and photography programs at Berkeley. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topic: californiarevealed
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Robert Duncan documentary film. Robert Duncan is a major poet from the beat generation and spent most of his career in San Francisco. This documentary is filmed by Richard O. Moore, another major San Francisco poet and co-founder of KPFA. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Duncan, Robert, Documentary
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From the Sierra Club papers For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, home movie
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Climbing Cathedral Spires, 1936, by Richard Leonard. From the Sierra Club papers For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Richard Leonard, home movie
Source: 16mm film: 3 Reels of 3
Owens Valley's struggle to maintain water rights and protect local environment. Aubrey Lyon gives a personal recollection of the transformation of the Owens Valley from an agricultural economy to a tourist economy at the site of a former ranch. For additional information see California Revealed .
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Source: U-matic: 2 Tapes of 2
Student Union built; Sproul Plaza, Campanile, and from Campanile. For additional information see California Revealed .
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Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
Scout naturalists expedition to Yosemite, 1932, led by François Emile Matthes. From the François Matthes papers For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Yosemite, home movie
Source: 16mm film: 2 Reels of 2
The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
by League of Women Voters
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Motion pictures from the League of Women Voters of the Bay Area. For additional information see California Revealed .
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Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
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by University of California, Berkeley
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Note on original container and leader: "Model and Harvey White". For additional information see California Revealed .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1